Roper Hiring 100 Workers At LaFayette Facility

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) LaFayette Career Center will help Roper Corporation fill about 100 production jobs at its manufacturing facility in Walker County.

The recruitment will be held Friday from noon to 5 p.m. at the Bank of LaFayette’s Community Room, located at 104 North Main St. in LaFayette. The company, which manufactures kitchen stoves and microwaves, will be recruiting temporary production operators.

Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, applicants must be at least 18 years old.

While no manufacturing experience is necessary, some type of work experience is preferred. Applicants must have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED) and must be able to pass a background check and drug test given by the company.

Depending on the company’s production needs, selected applicants will work from 20 to 40 hours each week at $10.25 an hour.

For additional information about the recruitment, contact Cathy Toles at the LaFayette Career Center at (706) 638-5525, or e-mail cathy.toles@gdol.ga.gov


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